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as young as 12. experts say competition in youth sports has never been so intense. dan springer with the news. is he live in our seattle newsroom. dan? >> yeah, trace. youth sports are sadly moving away from being just about kids having fun or getting more professionalized all the time. networks now broadcasting high school games, football and basketball especially. in allen, texas, they built an 18,000 seat, 60-million-dollar high school stadium, that is more than $700 per resident. but that is nothing compared to what parents are paying. a club volleyball team here in seattle cost $9,000. premier soccer teams can run that much when you add in all the travel costs. baseball ask s. a year around sport. aau basketball has auto thousand teams playing all over the country can w. kids as young as 8 years old and coaches making money. >> certainly they are being professionalized. when you bring in paid coaches. paying a lot of money for your son or daughter to play in these sports. there is an aspect of professionalization about it. >> and how about paying $300 for a bat that lasts o
in santa ago go. hurling fought back with tear gas and water dan nones. they have been rallying for more than a year against tuition costs which are among the highest in the world. united kingdom. heavy winds and rains battering the south of england for a second straight day. the weather triggered flash flooding across much of the region. authorities reportedly set up temporary dams to contain water from a canal that breached its banks. first alert forecasters predict more strong winds and rain this weekend. france, a rare letter written by the emperor knap napoleon. the 1812 letter apparently used code to order a military commander to blow up the russian kremlin. one expert says he expects the letter to fetch nearly $20,000. bosnia. catholic priests and muslim imams face off in a charity soccer match. religious leaders for both groups came up with the idea after local authorities said the city needed money for a new kindergarten. thousands of fans bought tickets to the match and cheered whoever scored. the priests won a to 3. and that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 sec
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